Jonathan Milner has been a full time public school teacher since 1993, teaching in such varied settings as inner-city classrooms in Houston, Texas, an AP magnet school, the Governor's School of North Carolina, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Jonathan has poured his 20+ years of being a teacher, College Board consultant, AP exam reader, and AP Summer Institute leader into inspiring teachers across the country in the joy and power of AP Government and Politics.
Engaging, Rigorous, Exciting, Challenging, Creative.
In 2002, Milner received the $20,000 Marcellus Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award and the next year was named the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Teacher of the Year.
In addition to teaching high school students full-time, Milner is a teaching coach, giving presentations and workshops to teachers from Washington, to Nairobi, to Sarajevo. For the past sixteen years, Milner has worked as an AP exam reader and as a College Board consultant, leading week-long and one-day workshops from Georgia to Wisconsin to Miami. In 2002, Milner received the $20,000 Marcellus Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award and the next year was named the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Teacher of the Year. Milner’s proudest achievement is simply having an exciting and vibrant classroom in which students are engaged in meaningful, authentic, purposeful learning. Whether he is working with affluent students in suburban Washington or recent immigrants from war-torn Bosnia, Mr. Milner shares his infectious enthusiasm for learning. Jonathan lives in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife Cary, son Owen, dogs Waffles and Bun Bun, and a flock of six chickens.
In 1999 Milner founded Global Arts, an international educational exchange program working with students from Bosnia, Israel, and Kenya. In 2012, Global Arts inaugurated an ongoing partnership with a home for disabled orphans in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where Milner brings groups of American students every year.